A statement from Idaho Democratic Party Chair Lauren Necochea on the passing of Republican Governor Phil Batt:

“Governor Batt cared deeply for our state and its people. As we reflect on his decades of leadership and service, let us be inspired by his courage and conviction to put the needs of Idahoans before a political party. On behalf of the Idaho Democratic Party, I would like to extend my deep sympathies and condolences to the family and loved ones of Governor Batt.”


Lauren Necochea, Idaho Democratic Party Chair